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Popular Car Rental Deals at Auckland Airport

Most travelers prefer to book a van/minivan or convertible car rental in New Zealand. Since the attractions in NZ are spread across a wide scenic area, it is recommended to take long road trips to experience the serenity of nature with routes such as Milford, Twin Coast Discovery, and Southern Scenic Route.

Toyota Yaris or Similar
Toyota Yaris or Similar
$ 15.39 /day
Toyota Hiace 7 Pax or Similar
Toyota Hiace 7 Pax or Similar
$ 63.14 /day
Hyundai Tucson or Similar
Hyundai Tucson or Similar
$ 23.22 /day
Volkswagen Jetta or Similar
Volkswagen Jetta or Similar
$ 42.67 /day

Best Car Rental Companies at Auckland Airport

  • Alamo


    "Serviced By Enterprise, 12D Rennie Drive Mangere, Auckland, 2022"

  • Thrifty Car Rental

    Thrifty Car Rental

    "Ray Emery Drive Arrivals Hall, Thrifty Counter Auckland 2022"

  • Ace Rent A Car

    Ace Rent A Car

    Manu Tapu Dr, Auckland Airport

  • Hitch


    "Auckland Airport. 22 Rennie Drive, Airport Oaks."

  • Omega Rental Cars

    Omega Rental Cars

    "3 Kingsford Smith Place Mangere, Auckland 2022"

  • Drive NZ Rentals Cars

    Drive NZ Rentals Cars

    "Auckland Airport 3 Verissimo Drive, Mangere, Auckland"

  • Bargain Rental Cars

    Bargain Rental Cars


Cheap Car Rental at Auckland Airport (AKL)

Book a car rental at Auckland Airport with New Zealand Cars Rental and make your trip easy and comfortable. We have partnered with numerous popular Auckland rental car companies, which allows us to bring forth a large variety of deals for your business or vacation trip. By employing filters available on the engine you can narrow down your search results to rent a car at AKL Airport.

NewZealandCarsRental offers the best deals at the cheapest prices. With us, you can choose your preferred wheels from a large fleet of car hires for the Auckland International Airport (AKL). Our suppliers also often provide insurance coverages such as Third Party Liability, Theft Waiver, and Collision Damage Waiver. You can reserve a rental car from AKL airport along with paid ‘Extras’ such as GPS and child seats.

Location of Car Rental Desks at Auckland Airport

Major car hire suppliers are located in the international as well as domestic terminals of Auckland airport. In the International terminal, car rental desks can be found on the ground floor, near the arrivals area. If you are arriving at the domestic terminal, suppliers are located on the ground floor of the multi-level car park, opposite the domestic terminal entrance.

Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar, National, Sixt, and Jucy Rentals are the most popular suppliers of AKL car rentals.

Car Rental Return Auckland Airport

After entering the airport, follow the signage to the car park building and return your car rental. For after-hour returns, drop the car keys in the dropbox at your supplier’s desk.

Guide to Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport (AKL)’s Basic Information

The largest and busiest in New Zealand, Auckland Airport is nearly 21 km from Auckland City center and it provides, both international and domestic flights through airlines like Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, etc.

Auckland Airport (AKL) came into being in 1988 when the New Zealand Government corporatized its management. In 1998, the Government sold its shareholding, and Auckland Airport Company became the fifth in the world to be publicly listed.

Besides being voted as the Best Airport in Australia Pacific at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airport Awards for the seventh consecutive year, Auckland Airport has also been playing a key role in boosting New Zealand’s economy. As per reports, it has been generating billions of dollars and in addition to creating thousands of jobs, it’s also a big asset to New Zealand trade and tourism.

Eat and Relax

Auckland Airport is home to numerous eating venues, which include various bars, restaurants, and fast food outlets, and when it comes to relaxing, Emperor Lounge is just what you should head to. The best part is Emperor Lounge welcomes you with open arms, irrespective of your airline and travel class.


The airport offers unlimited Wi-Fi so that you can stay connected on the go.

Money and Banking Services

ATMs that accept VISA, MasterCard and Amex, etc can be found throughout the AKL Airport, both at domestic and international terminals.

For Currency Exchange, the world’s leading foreign exchange specialist, Travelex has several stores at AKL Airport, accessible by passengers of both arriving and departing flights.

Novotel Auckland Airport Hotel

This 4-star plus hotel sits just outside AKL’s international terminal. The best thing about the hotel is its rooms that have full-length soundproof windows. Another advantage is that breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served as per your flight’s schedule.

Ibis budget Auckland Airport

Located 900 meters from the airport, this hotel has 198 rooms, all done up in simple but perky and modern designs, keeping in mind the needs of both families and individual travelers. The hotel’s must-mention comforts include free parking and 24-hour reception.


Holiday Inn

Located in 4 hectares of lush gardens, Holiday Inn is 4km from Auckland Airport. It must be noted that AKL offers a hotel shuttle on a continuous basis between 4 am and 2 am, hence reaching Holiday Inn won’t be a problem. Holiday Inn has friendly staff and a bright hotel lobby decorated with traditional Maori carvings. The rooms are also stylish and you can enjoy a good view of the pool area and the gardens from room balconies and courtyard.

Auckland Travel Guide

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